France v Belarus

France players told to sing national anthem

September 3, 2010
By ESPNsoccernet staff
New France coach Laurent Blanc has given his squad the words of the national anthem - to make sure they can sing along to La Marseillaise as they line up to face Belarus in Paris on Friday.

• Preview: All change for Blanc's France

Few French players usually sing the national anthem before their games and Blanc wants that to change, especially in light of their embarrassing performance and behaviour at World Cup.

Many French fans felt the players tarnished ...

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